Halloween Photo Prompts Resignation of CMC Junior Class President

Outcry over a racially insensitive Halloween photo this week led to the resignation of junior class president Kris Brackmann CM ‘17 and contributed to a larger conversation and push for action regarding diversity at Claremont McKenna College (see page 2). The photo included two white students, one CMC student and one Scripps student, dressed

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CMC Plans Roundtable to Facilitate Social Scene Discussion

In response to complaints from students about changes in Claremont McKenna College’s social climate, CMC President Hiram Chodosh has created a targeted Committee on Personal and Social Responsibility and is coordinating a roundtable discussion with students to be held tomorrow. At the Nov. 18 Associated Students of Claremont McKenna College

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Nate Silver Discusses the Art of Prediction

The well-known statistician Nate Silver spoke yesterday to a booked Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum at Claremont McKenna College. Silver, who gained national prominence by predicting the results of the 2008 and 2012 national elections, discussed approaches to making predictions based on large quantities of data. At the talk, Silver examined

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Pomona Will Rewrite Admissions Material in Rebranding Effort

Pomona College will rewrite its admissions materials based in part on the study conducted by marketing professional Mark Neustadt, said Vice President and Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid Seth Allen. Meanwhile, many members of the community continue to discuss whether Neustadt’s findings accurately reflect Pomona and warrant changes in

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